Tune-in to learn more about the work our local elder activists are taking on, upcoming national campaigns, and how you can plug in during this crucial election season.

About this event

Our upcoming All-In Call on July 9 coincides with the culmination of Elders Week in the Summer of Heat, and we’re deeply honored to welcome Stacey Abrams as our featured speaker. We’ll also be joined by Third Act’s lead advisor,  Akaya Windwood and founder, Bill McKibben.

Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams is a political leader, business owner and New York Times bestselling author. A tax attorney by training, Abrams served as Minority Leader in the Georgia House of Representatives and became the Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia in 2018 and 2022. Over the course of her career, she has launched multiple organizations devoted to democracy protection, voter engagement, tackling social issues, and building a more equitable future in the South—including Fair Fight and Fair Count. Committed to the pursuit of equity, she works to break barriers for young people, people of color and the marginalized through her work in the public, nonprofit and corporate sectors. She currently serves as the Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair for Race and Black Politics at Howard University and is a senior counsel to Rewiring America.

Bill McKibben

Bill is founder of Third Act, which organizes people over the age of 60 to work on climate and racial justice. He founded the first global grassroots climate campaign, 350.org, and serves as the Schumann Distinguished Professor in Residence at Middlebury College in Vermont. In 2014, he was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel,’ in the Swedish Parliament. He’s also won the Gandhi Peace Award, and honorary degrees from 19 colleges and universities.

Akaya Windwood

Akaya facilitates transformation. She advises, trains, and consults on how change happens individually, organizationally, and societally. She is on faculty for the Just Economy Institute, is founder of the New Universal, which centers human wisdom in the wisdom of brown womxn, and is Lead Advisor at Third Act. Akaya was President of Rockwood Leadership Institute for many years, and directs the Thriving Roots Fund, which supports young womxn’s finance and philanthropic learning and leadership based in generosity and interconnectedness.